On the eve of Ramanujan’s birthday celebrations, for the past 25 years academy has been conducting a talent test to spot the intellectuals at High school, junior colleges, Degree and P.G. level students. The first such talent test was conducted on 22nd December 1992, at Someswaram, where the academy was established. Only 175 students had participated among all levels.
Later it was extended throughout the East Godavari District, along with other district along with years. In 2014, the talent test was conducted in 300 centers with over sixty thousand students. The students feel happy and proud on solving the problems, designed specifically for this competition.
The talent test is based on 2 levels, first level being the preliminary round and the second level, the final. 10% of the participants from the preliminary level are eligible for the final.
The academy conducts free classes in mathematics to the toppers of the talent test in both the district and the state level. The toppers are given membership to the mathematics library for a period one year. The toppers are also awarded certificates, shields, books and cash prizes.